Chelsea Brown



Bachelor of Arts, Dance & Psychology

Dual Degree, May 2016

University of Maryland, College Park

Cum Laude



Erika Thimey Award for Performance, Choreography, and Leadership, 2016

Dance Place’s Choreographer’s Showcase Commission Recipient, 2016

Maryland Summer Scholars Research Grant Recipient, 2013 & 2015

Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) Scholarship Recipient, 2012-2016  




Washington, D.C.

Glass commissioned for Dance Place’s New Releases Choreographer’s Showcase, 2016

If Only I Knew co-choreographed duet with Bethany Disque, performed at the National American College Dance Festival (ACDA) at the John F. Kennedy Center, 2014


University of Maryland

M42 self-choreographed solo for University of Maryland (UMD) Undergraduate Showcase, 2016

My Something self-choreographed solo,  2014-2015

The Lost World main stage play at UMD, Assistant Choreographer to Adriane Fang, 2015   

Let me in. Let me out. co-choreographed with Dance MFA student, Sinclair Ogaga Emoghene, 2014

Gun Gun Guna choreographed this Bollywood piece for Arundel High School Dance Company, 2014

Unraveling: Discovering the Interconnection Between Science, Art, and Religion

Maryland Summer Scholars Research Project, 2013

Phunktions Hip Hop Dance Company choreographer, 2013-2014



Washington, D.C.

John F. Kennedy Center Local Artist Commission, 2016

Skirt the Wall performed with Heart Stück Bernie

Orange Grove Dances, 2016

Un Castell Built for Two choreographed by Colette Krogol and Matt Reeves

VelocityDC Dance Festival, 2016

Teetering choreographed by Christopher K. Morgan

Dance Place Choreographer’s Showcase

My Something self-choreographed solo, 2015

Glass commissioned work, 2016

31st Annual Choreographers’ Showcase, 2014 


University of Maryland

University of Maryland Opera Studio, 2017

An Orpheus Adventure Corps de Ballet member

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Donor Luncheon, 2015

Sharing Atoms with the Stars self-choreographed solo for Clarice and Michelle Smith 

PearsonWidrig DanceTheater, 2015

rapture choreographed by Sara Pearson and Patrik Widrig  

MFA Dance Concert, 2014

Pleated choreographed by Dance MFA candidate, Stephanie Miracle  


New York City

PearsonWidrig DanceTheater, 2014

A Curious Invasion choreographed by Sara Pearson and Patrik Widrig

Sparks Dance Collective in New York City, 2014

If Only I Knew co-choreographed with Bethany Disque



PearsonWidrig DanceTheater, company member, 2014-present

Heart Stück Bernie, company member, 2016-present

Christopher K. Morgan & Artists, add-on dancer, 2016

Anne Arundel County’s Performance and Visual Arts Program, dance teacher, 2015-present

Member of the American Dance Therapy Association, 2015-present

Bates Dance Festival Professional Training Program, 2015

Studied with Shonach Mirk Robles, Rennie Harris, Kathleen Hermesdorf, and Robbie Cook

Bates Dance Festival Professional Training Program, 2014

Studied with Chris Aiken, Shonach Mirk Robles, and Jenn Nugent

Delta Chi Xi Honorary Dance Fraternity, Inc., Member 2012-2013, President, 2013-2015

Current Employment


Dance Teacher

RoCo Dance & Fitness

Brisbane Dance Workshop

Managing Director

Duniya Dance & Drum Company

2010 - present

2010 - present

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